Saturday, 28 March 2020


When a problem becomes chronic, the need to solve it also seems to lose urgency. The issue of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, like that of the stranded Pakistanis, is not only old but one that seems to have been relegated (reduced in importance) are victims of the ethnic cleansing policy of their government and since the late seventies they have been pouring into this country in waves to escape the periodic anti-Muslim persecution, thinking perhaps that they would be safe in this side of the river Naf among their fellow Muslims.

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